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Certified Public Accountant Job Description

Certified Public Accountant Job Description

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Certified Public Accountant Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Certified Public Accountant (CPA) to join our accounting department. You’ll be responsible for preparing, reviewing and analyzing financial reports for our company. To succeed in this role, you need to have comprehensive knowledge of bookkeeping, auditing, and budgeting processes. Our ideal candidate is extremely professional, with excellent communication and organizational skills.

Certified Public Accountant Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and organize digital and physical financial records.

  • Assess all business transactions and prepare accurate reports on your findings.

  • Coordinate with employees on income tax research and planning.

  • Conduct periodic audits to guarantee accuracy in financial records, expenses, and savings.

  • Organize and file all federal, state, and local income tax documents.

  • Contribute to budgeting procedures.

  • Regularly brief management on the company’s financial position and recommend solutions to improve results.

  • Develop and implement effective accounting policies and processes.

  • Ensure you remain up-to-date on industry changes and changes in regulations.

  • Respond to tax and accounting-related issues.

Certified Public Accountant Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or a related field.

  • A minimum of 5 years’ proven experience as a public accountant.

  • CPA certification is a requirement.

  • Outstanding tax knowledge of local, state, and federal regulations.

  • Excellent attention to detail with strong analytical skills.

  • Solid understanding of accounting software and MS Office.

  • Good communication and organizational skills.